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NUC gives 70 licenses for varsities since 2002

The National Universities Commission, NUC, said it established and licensed about 70 additional universities from 2002 to date across the country. The NUC Executive Secretary, Julius Okojie, said this when Marcelo Cima, the Ambassador of the Republic of Argentina, visited …

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Meningitis kills 562 Nigerians in four years – NEMA

BAUCHI – HEAD of operations of the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, in Gombe State, Mr Apollo Jediel, yesterday said in Bauchi State that 562 died of cerebro spinal meningitis throughout the country in the last five years. Jediel spoke …

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Anxiety as flood hits Yenagoa

Yenagoa—Several homes in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, have been submerged by flood following heavy downpour. Though the rainy season is yet to reach its peak, many  homes and roads especially those in the flood prone areas of Yenagoa are already under …

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NGF Crisis: Disagreement Among Lawyers Stalls Hearing

Disagreement among lawyers over who should represent Governor Jonah Jang (Plateau State) and two others stalled proceedings yesterday in the suit by Governor Babatunde Fashola (Lagos) over the leadership crisis in the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF). Fashola had sued following …

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CCT Orders Ex- FCT Minister To Appear in Court

The Code of Conduct Tribunal sitting at Jabi, Abuja yesterday frowned over the non  appearance of the former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, General  Jeremiah Useni rtd, in court to answer charges levelled against him by the  Federal Government. …

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